Rev. Josias Welch, of Templepatrick

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Josias Welch, of Templepatrick

Birthdate: (36)
Birthplace: Kirkcubright, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland
Death: June 23, 1634 (36)
Templepatrick, Antrim, Antrim, Ireland
Place of Burial: Templepatrick, Antrim, Ireland
Immediate Family:

Son of Rev. John Welch, of Ayr and Elizabeth Knox
Husband of Christian Inglis
Father of Rev. John Welch, of Irongray; Walter Welch; David Welch; Andrew Welch and George Welch
Brother of Dr. William Welsh; Nathaniel Welsh; Daughter Welsh; Louise Welsh and Lucy Welch

Occupation: Presbyterian Minister, Prof. of Humanities, Edinburgh University
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About Rev. Josias Welch, of Templepatrick

The Children Of John Of Ayr Were:

4. Rev.Josias Welch, Of Temple Patrick.

Buried at Upton Castle Cemetery, Templepatrick.

Educated in Geneva & Glasgow PROFESSOR OF HUMANITIES AT EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY HIS STORY HERE LIETH THE BODY OF THE REV. JOSIAS WELCH, MINSTER OF TEMPLEPATRICK, WHO DIED ANNO DOM.1634 JOSIAS WELCH HAVEING BEEN EXPLELLED FROM SCOTLAND, CAME OVER TO IRELAND, AND BECAME A REGULAR AND ZEALOUS PREACHER OF THE PRESBYTERIAN FAITH AND DISCIPLINE: THAT NO PRIVATION DISCOURAGED HIM, OR ABATED HIS ARDOUR; BUT THAT, LIKE OTHER MEN OF UNWEARLED ACTIVITY, HE PREACHED ON THE MOUNTAINS AND FIELDS, TO CROWDS OF FOLLOWERS. THE DAME OF HIS PREACHING AT LENGTH REACHED THE HED OF THE UPDTON FAMILY, THEN RESIDING IN HIS CASTLE AT TEMPLEPATRICK, WHO INVITED WELCH TO TAKE PROSSESSION OF THE CHURCH IN THAT PLACE, A MEASURE TO WHICH HE PROMISED HIS COUNTENANCE AND ASSISTANCE. tHE EPISCOPAL MINISTER, HOWEVER, OBTAINING A PRIVATE INTELLIGENCE OF THIS BUISNESS, WHICH SEEMS INDEED TO HAVE BEEN RATHER ARBITRAY AND IRREGULAR, RESOLVED NOT TO ACQUIESCE WITHOUT A STRUGGLE IN SUCH AN ARRANGEMENT; AND , EARLY IN THE MORNING OF THE DAY ON WHICH THE SCOTTISH PREACHER WAS TO OCCUMPY HIS CHURCH, CAME HIMSELF, AND TOOK FIRM AND DETERMINED POSSESSION OF HIS ACCUSTOMED PULPIT. BUT AT LENGTH, DOUBTLESS AFTER MANY WORDS AND MUCH EXPOSTULATION, IT WAS FOUND THAT NEITHER PARTY WOULD SUMBIT, SO THEAT THEY WERE OBLIGED TO APPLY TO FORCE TO SETTLE THE DISPUTE. THE EPISCOPALIANS WERE DEFEATED IN THE CONTEST, THEY AND THEIR MINISTER DRIVEN FROM THE CHURCH, WELCH INSTEALLED IN THE VACANT PULPIT BY UPTON, AND THE PEOPLE, AND EVER AFTER PATRONISED AND PROTECTED BY THE LORD OF THE SOIL. SOURCE; THE BELFAST MAGAZINE AND LITERARY JOURNAL, VOL. 1, NO 4 MAY, 1825, PP 351-355 sTABLE URL: HTTP://WWW.JSTOR.ORG/STABLE/20495571 ACCESSED: 16-03-2018

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Rev. Josias Welch, of Templepatrick's Timeline

1598
1598
Kirkcubright, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland
1612
1612
Age 14
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, UK
1626
1626
Age 28
Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
1634
June 23, 1634
Age 36
Templepatrick, Antrim, Antrim, Ireland
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